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Lewis And Clark In Kentucky

William Clark In Lexington/Meriwether Lewis In Lexington

 
 
Obverse - Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 11, 2012
1. Obverse - Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Marker
Inscription. (obverse)
William Clark in Lexington

Clark, coleader of the 1803-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, and his family spent October 30, 1809, at Lexington's Traveler's Hall, operated by Cuthbert Banks. Clark also visited expedition member George Shannon, who was attending Transylvania University. Over.

(reverse)
Meriwether Lewis in Lexington

On Jan. 20, 1808, Lewis, coleader of the 1830-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, attended a dinner in his honor at Wilson's Inn, where locals gave 22 toasts. Lewis was passing through Ky. after he was named gov. of La. Territory. Over.

Presented by the Ohio River Chapter - Lewis & Clark Trail
Heritage Foundation, National Park Service, Ky. Lewis & Clark
Bicentennial Commission, Lexington History Museum.

 
Erected 2006 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2219.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 2.749′ N, 84° 29.808′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 421,
Reverse - Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 11, 2012
2. Reverse - Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Marker
60) and South Limestone Street, on the left when traveling west on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 E Main St, Lexington KY 40507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Main Street Christian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864) (about 700 feet away); Slavery in Fayette Co. / Cheapside Slave Auction Block (about 800 feet away); Fayette County (about 800 feet away); Fayette County World War I Memorial (about 800 feet away); Lexington Courthouses / Cheapside (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Vice President (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 11, 2012
3. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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